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Esky® Series Coolers Set the Standard for High-End Super Coolers with Grizzly Bear Resistant Certification

13 hours agoHobbies / Hunting : Hunting Life

GOLDEN, Colo. – March X, 2015 – Boasting an unrivaled ice-retention rate and touted for overall extreme durability, the Esky Series Cooler now further solidifies its standing as the leading high-end cooler brand thanks to the recentShow More Summary

PhantomX Pincher Robot Arm Autonomously Sorting Objects

Check out user m herbert’s PhantomX Pincher Robot Arm autonomously sort objects! In conjunction with the PhantomX Pincher Robot Arm, m herbert is using a Kinect, the ROS Robot Operating System, and Python code based on the Turtlebot_Arm block manipulation demo to sort blocks by color completely autonomously. This is a great demonstration of how [...]

Tippets: Tying the X-Tail, Lost & Found on the Salt River

3 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

In a recent video, musky master David Goodrich explains everything you need to know about hook mechanics and choice, and also demonstrates how to tie his go-to pattern, the X-Tail HTV. Don’t miss this episode of “Fly Hacks.” Two years … more ?

BLACKHAWK! Lends Support to NSSF’s Project ChildSafe with PSA Video

NORFOLK, Va. – March 18, 2015 – BLACKHAWK!® announces its support of the Project ChildSafe (PCS), a program initiated by the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) to educate the public about firearm safety. The program provides firearm safety kits through local law enforcement agencies. Show More Summary

Federal Premium Encourages Gun Owners to Support NSSF’s Project ChildSafe with PSA Video

ANOKA, Minn. – March 17, 2015 – Federal Premium® Ammunition announces its support of Project ChildSafe (PCS), a program initiated by the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) to educate the public about firearm safety. The program provides firearm and ammunition safety kits through local law enforcement agencies. Show More Summary

Smith Optics & Howler Brothers Collaboration

Smith Optics and Howler Brothers have joined forces to create a line of limited-run, outdoor lifestyle apparel and goods. This will include co-branded models of Smith’s Lowdown and Dockside sunglasses as well Aransas shirt, t-shirt, and Hat from Howler Brothers. … more ?

Tippets: Catching Wild Trout, Benefit of Beavers, Casting Sink Tips

Stocked fish and wild fish behave and feed differently. In a recent article Zach Matthews outlines ten good strategies for stalking wild fish, whether cutthroats in the West or brook trout in the East, via Itinerant Angler. The science is … more ?

Video Hatch: “Diaries Of A Musky Addict”

This short trailer features teasers from the upcoming documentary from Austin Green Photography about the people and culture of “Pursuing Esox.”

Video Hatch: “How it looks on Mars#3”

2 weeks agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

Beautiful scenery and sea trout in this short film of fly fishing  one of Norway’s many fjords. Via Dry Fly Living.

Blast from the past

Decades ago, when I worked in Interior Department's legal shop, the Solicitor's Office, a good buddy was Rick Robbins, Assistant Solicitor for National Capitol Area Parks. They handled all legal issues for the Park Service in the DC area, things...

Survivor Peg

I got home from Costa Rica late Tuesday, March 3. Wednesday was a blur of scrambling around catching up, waiting for my lost suitcase to find its way home, waiting for The Biggest Snow of the Year to hit. The snow started that evening and piled up to about 13" overnight and the next day. Show More Summary

A Rainbow-filled Colour Story

Back in the Scrapbook Inspirations days, I used to write a piece about colour stories – sometimes it was something we used just in planning and when we went to the book format, we actually developed it into an article. And I found all the inspiration for those was purely visual. Show More Summary

Tippets: Top Pick Nymphs, Asian Carp Moving Closer, Seven Knots

2 weeks agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

When there isn’t a specific insect or hatch fish are honing in on, sometimes the key is to have a fly that is all things to all fish. If such a fly exists, you’ll find it in a recent list … more ?

Video Hatch: “A Fly Fisherman’s Moment”

2 weeks agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

This short film features the beauty of fly fishing in British Columbia, Nunavut and the Yukon territory. Via Inveterate Film.

Patagonia Men's River Salt Jacket

2 weeks agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

The River Salt Jacket is Patagonia's, most durable fishing shell made with 4-layer waterproof/breathable H2No® Performance Standard wader fabric for long-lasting bomber performance. Also available in a 3 in 1 silhouette.

We Are Not Amused X

It's been a long time coming: a pretext for another "We Are Not Amused" post - and I'm not referring only to yesterday's Chess Queen reference by Jonathan. The last WANA was just about two years ago, provoked by a faux pas from a prestigious London gallery in its display of Duchampian chess-art. Show More Summary

Big Brown Bat

I’ve been doing that thing again where I get distracted by other projects and forget to post here. Sorry about that. It’s been a busy month and promises to be a busy month to come. Here’s something from a few … Continue reading ?

Video: How wolves can alter the course of rivers

Wolves will travel to drink from a river. But could the presence of wolves lead a river to change its behavior? In his TED Talk, George Monbiot poetically explains how reintroducing wolves to Yellowstone National Park after a 70-year absence set off a “trophic cascade” that altered the movement of deer, sent trees soaring to [ … ]

The misunderstood grizzly: A TED-Ed conversation on why brown bears deserve respect, not fear

In the 1800s, around 50,000 brown bears — or grizzlies — roamed much of the Western United States. Today, those bears can be seen in less than 2 percent of their former range. TED-Ed Educator David Laskin uses NASA satellites to track the shifting, interrelated patterns of today’s grizzlies and the plants they live among. In [ … ]

Xboundary

“Humpies pay the bills”.   Xboundary from Salmon Beyond Borders. Learn more at Salmon Beyond Borders

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